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If there's one film that actually deserves to be compared to
Trainspotting, it's this brash, flashy tale of five friends on a
weekend out in Cardiff. Writer/director Justin Kerrigan's sensational
debut has provided UK cinema with its next step forward.
A romantic counter-culture comedy, it's a hectic rush from the
opening, where Jip (The Lakes' John Simm) introduces his mates to the
viewer. Jip's sexually insecure, Lulu's a club babe, Moff deals
(despite living with his policeman dad), Koop peddles hardcore hip
hop and obsesses about his girlfriend, Nina. The five spend their
weeks in mundane jobs, waiting for real life to begin on Friday
night. Along the way, the characters pull us into the party by
directly addressing the camera and haul us into their minds with
dazzling daydream sequences. The soundtrack's outstanding and
features Fatboy Slim and Orbital.

Screening at the Rialto Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch
and Dunedin (in UK Film Series).

We have six copies of the critically acclaimed novel Snow Falling on
Cedars by David Guterson, upon which the film is based, and six
double passes to the film to give away. All you have to do visit the
competition page on the web site, fill in the form, answer the
question and you're in to win...

Screening this week at the Rialto...


Boys Don't Cry, The Cider House Rules, The Dinner Game, The End of
the Affair, Human Traffic, Savage Honeymoon, The Straight Story, The
Talented Mr Ripley, Tea With Mussolini, Toy Story 2


American Beauty, The Cider House Rules, The End of The Affair, Human
Traffic, The Iron Giant


American Beauty, The Nephew


Boys Don't Cry, The Dinner Game, Human Traffic, The Straight Story, Toy
Story 2


The End of the Affair, The Fight Club, Human Traffic, Savage
Honeymoon, The Straight Story, The Talented Mr Ripley, Toy Story 2


Rover 75 UK Film Series 2000, American Beauty, The End of the Affair,
The Green Mile

Rialto Cinemas email:
Auckland: 167-169 Broadway, Newmarket. Tel: (09) 529 2218
Hamilton: Centre Place Shopping Centre. Tel: (07) 839 2981
Palmerston Nth: Broadway Avenue's Downtown Complex. Tel: (06) 355 5656
Wellington: Corner of Jervois Quay and Cable St. Tel: (04) 385 1864
Christchurch: Level 1, 250 Moorhouse Ave. Tel: (03) 374 9404
Dunedin: 11 Moray Place. Tel: (03) 474 2200

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